Rosie Ruiz, the most infamous Boston Marathon cheater, dies at 66

August 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Rosie Ruiz famously jumped onto the 1980 Boston Marathon course and claimed victory over Canada’s Jacqueline Gareau. Eight days later she was stripped of her title and disqualified, but never admitted to having cheated


Meet Tersilla Komac, Around the Bay’s answer to Kathrine Switzer

February 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

There are some interesting parallels between Komac’s 1975 Around the Bay race and Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston debut


Kathrine Switzer shares her 2018 running goal

January 10th, 2018 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Kathrine Switzer just turned 71 and announced her running goal for 2018


Guess which of Kathrine Switzer’s running stats you can track during the NYC marathon?

October 13th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The famous running legend will be hooked up to a monitor for the full 42.2K with her stats broadcast live


The Shakeout Podcast: The “Fearless” Episode

September 29th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In this week’s episode, Sinead and Michael talk to pioneer of women’s running Kathrine Switzer. Sinead also chats about body image and training with personal trainer and author Louise Green.


Women’s running hero Kathrine Switzer heading to NYC Marathon four decades after win

September 28th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Her 1967 Boston Marathon may be her most iconic race but Switzer also won New York in 1974. Next month, she’s going back


Kathrine Switzer prepares to run New York Marathon to cap off historic year in women’s running

July 25th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Kathrine Switzer is making 2017 a year to talk about. When fall rolls around, she’ll line up at the start line of the New York City Marathon.


Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series sees significant changes on the horizon

June 8th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Destination Race, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Everyone’s favourite block party/ running race hybrid has been undergoing some significant changes


VIDEO: B.A.A. officially retires Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston Marathon race number

April 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Watch full coverage from the retirement ceremony of Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston Marathon race number.


Canadian to run first-ever marathon with Kathrine Switzer’s 261 Fearless Team at Boston Marathon

April 17th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

Kathrine Switzer’s 261 Team in Boston is running to celebrate five decades of female participation in the sport.


Boston Marathon announces retirement of race’s most famous bib number

April 15th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

After 50 years of buzz around bib 261, the Boston Athletic Association announces its retirement.


Interview: Kathrine Switzer reflects on 50-year career since iconic Boston Marathon debut

November 15th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon, Features, The Scene | No Comments »

Approaching the 50th anniversary of her controversial Boston Marathon run, women’s running icon Kathrine Switzer reflects on her life spent paving the way for generations of female runners and the state of gender equality in the sport today.